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Leo Will Live By Night

April 14, 2012

Warner Bros has won the film rights to author Dennis Lehane‘s soon to be released Prohibition gangster novel “Live by Night” reports Variety.

The story centers on gangsters who ran rum from Cuba to Tampa to Boston during Prohibition. Some of the characters also appeared in another Lehane novel – “The Given Day“. The deal gives Warners the film rights to ‘Day’. as well

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s production company is setting up the project as a potential starring vehicle for him 

Rick Yorn and Jennifer Davisson Killoran will produce.

DiCaprio stared in the previous Lehane adapted film- Martin Scorsese‘s “Shutter Island“.

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